10 Dramatic Moments In Black Hat History

From Google hacking to ATM "jackpotting" to the NSA -- Black Hat has had some memorable moments over the years.

In the wake of the Snowden scandal, then-NSA director General Keith Alexander, in the keynote address to Black Hat USA attendees, provided rare details about controversial NSA programs that had been exposed in the Snowden leaks. Alexander faced a mostly respectful audience, but was heckled by a couple of protesters who voiced their mistrust of the NSA. A carton of eggs was also confiscated prior to the commencement of the keynote.

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Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer

Ericka Chickowski specializes in coverage of information technology and business innovation. She has focused on information security for the better part of a decade and regularly writes about the security industry as a contributor to Dark Reading.

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